Topics: Introduction Installing ATM_iBT Using the ATM-iBT Creating simple ATM questions* Creating paper-based tests* Sharing exercises online*
Introduction ATM: Automatic Teaching Machine (structure, vocabulary, reading, and listening exercises) VIBE: Vocabulary-Item Bank of Englsih: ± 2000 High Frequency Words (from GSL1) and 570 Academic Words (from AWL) ATM_iBT: hybrid (ATM+VIBE) – ATM (online/on the web) – VIBE (offline/local)
Installing ATM_iBT Insert the ATM_iBT CDROM Run the Setup.exe Specify the destination directory Select: Full – Install all files. button
Using the ATM-iBT 1.Run the ATM_iBT.EXE (many ways) 2.Type your name and press ENTER 3.Click the Continue button 4.Select one/more topic(s). E.g. Box no 9 5.Press ENTER to continue 6.Modify the available options or just press ENTER to continue 7.Answer the qestions.
Creating paper-based tests Repeat steps 1-6 From the Utilities pull-down menu, select Create Paper-Based Test (or Ctrl+1) Answer the qestions. Press the Next Question button till done. From the Utilities pull-down menu, select Edit Paper-Based Test (or Ctrl+2) Use Ms Word to add the formating as required.
Creating ATM questions: Vertical Approach 1.Open the BESMART.DOC 2.Type your questions and the keys 3.Click the ATM button to make 11 lines M+questions+lines M+questions+lines 4.Choose File/Save as; File name: xx (e.g. 99) Save as type: plain text (*.txt) Folder: Besmart/Research 5.Try it out!
Creating ATM questions: Horizontal Approach 1.Open the AtmMaker.xls 2.Select a sheet type for your questions 3.See the explanation for each coloumn 4.Copy your questions and paste them in Notepad 5.Follow steps 4 and 5 from the previous page. Note: Sheet 1 and Sheet 2 are used to arrange ATM questions vertically/horizontally by pressing Ctrl+z dan Ctrl+x
Sharing exercises online: Go to Then choose /or click directly #view=ViewAllFileshttp://indocaller.pbwiki.com/browse/ #view=ViewAllFiles Click the Upload files button Select the file(s) you want to upload Click the Open button to upload.